She Kept A Parrot

Okay, so the title is a classic Bait-and-Switch! I didn’t see one snake or scorpion or tarantula… This weekend I went with the kids to their ranch in Duval County, Texas....

I just might be the only old woman who would buy a bison jawbone! (Bison Occidentalis) It is from the Pleistocene period 1,000 to 15,000 years old. Found in the Kansas...

 I bought a “premium car wash” when I filled up with gas. Only to discover that the car wash was closed for repairs. The old number did not work. finally I...

Charlie, these are just some random things that I see during the days when I wander around. Hope you like some of them. I just wanted you to see what interests...

Sam is a baby Veiled Chameleon. His body is about 3.5 inches long. He is perhaps two months old. I have had Sam for four days. And, I am still trying...

Well, Little Lucy is not gravid. After a weekend of hand-wringing, She was able to see the vet. The good news is that her bone density is superb. She is not...

Oh, Dear!  I think Little Lucy is gravid (about to lay eggs)! She is exhibiting all the signs of a gravid dragon. Some female dragons who are not bred will lay...

Moody Gardens, Galveston, Texas  October, 2014  Mom wanted to take the paddle boat ride around the island. We got there just in time to see it leave the dock. Mom wanted...

Moody Gardens, Galveston, Texas October, 2014 Charlie, you were pushing my wheelchair when I photographed the diver, I think. I had no idea that Mom was standing behind me until I...

I have a terminal illness.  I am neither afraid of it nor unhappy about it. I am seventy-two years old. I have finished my work here. I will spend my remaining...